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Grafton, WV City Parks

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BEST Places to PicnicGrafton is a city in, and county seat of, Taylor County, West Virginia. The population was 5,489 at the 2000 census. The only two national cemeteries in West Virginia are located in Grafton. Mother's Day was founded in Grafton on May 10, 1908; the city is the home to the International Mother's Day Shrine. Grafton boasts one of the oldest observances of Memorial Day in America.

The City of Grafton owns and operates 6 parks or playgrounds throughout the City of Grafton. There are 2 additional parks owned and operated by the Taylor County Board of Education.

Grafton Municipal Pool and Castle Creek Playground

  • Olympic size pool, with slide, wading pool with water fall.
  • 2 Basketball courts
  • Castle Creek Playground - designed and engineered for children's safety. "One of North Central West Virginia's Best Playgrounds"
  • 100 person pavilion
  • Coming in 2008-09 an additional pavilion with a grant appropriated by Delegate Jeff Tansill.
  • Future plans are to construct a 18-hole miniature golf course.

Maple Avenue Playground

  • Fishing area along the Tygart River.
  • Small pavilion.
  • Two Tennis Courts
  • Basketball Courts
  • Swing sets and other playground equipment.
  • Large ball field for other activities.
  • Future plans are to construct a fishing boardwalk along the Tygart River that will be handicap assessable.

Grafton City Park

  • Campground
  • Fishing area along Tygart River
  • Boat Launching Ramp

New Pavilion scheduled to be constructed 2008 located directly below Tygart Dam and Grafton Water Plant

Walnut Street Playground
(neighborhood playground)

  • Playground Equipment
  • Basketball Court

Blueville Playground
(neighborhood playground)

  • Playground Equipment

Central Playground
(neighborhood playground)

  • Playground Equipment

Anna Jarvis Elementary School 

  • Little League Baseball Field
  • Regulation Size L.L. Baseball Field
  • Playground

Grafton High School

  • Women's Softball Field
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Rubberized Track
  • Baseball Field
  • Football Field
  • Grafton Social Center
  • Indoor Basketball Courts with organized youth basketball programs

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